Police investigate shooting on Eighth Street

Online Staff Report

Rockford Police have no suspects in a shooting that occurred in the 3100 block of Eight Street Monday, April 21.

Police say the incident happened around 10 p.m., when Rockford landlord was hit in the head with handgun and knocked unconscious before being shot in the shoulder. 

The shooter was attempting to steal from a garage owned by the victim when the shooting occurred. The victim was treated for non-life-threatening injuries. The suspect fled the scene.

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Rockford Police at (815) 987-5824.

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